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Vivian Sue Smith

June 30, 1947 — July 3, 2024


Vivian Sue Smith, 77, of Brunswick, Md. passed from this life and reunited with her beloved husband, Thomas L. Smith on their 59th wedding anniversary, Wednesday, July 3, 2024. Vivian was born on June 30, 1947 in Harriman, Tn. and was the daughter of the late Roy Webb and Lucille (Taylor) Webb of Oakdale, Tn.

Vivian graduated from Oakdale High School in Oakdale, Tn. She also graduated from Nursing School as a Licensed Practical Nurse and enjoyed being a caring and compassionate nurse for more than 32 years. With a heart to serve others, Vivian spent many years volunteering at Brunswick Ambulance Company as an EMT and was instrumental in starting the Easter Candy fundraiser. Vivian was a faithful volunteer with the Brunswick Food Bank and helped organize Thanksgiving meals, volunteered for the Mission of Mercy at Faith Baptist, as well as the Clothes Closet at church. Known for having a loving, caring, and generous heart for her community, she was even more legendary in the love she had for her family.

Vivian was a born again Christian and a very active member of Faith Baptist Church in Knoxville, Md. Her smile was her signature and it wouldn’t take her but a second to ask you if you knew her Jesus. She was so appreciative of how good God was to her during her entire life and wanted to be sure to share with all her family, friends, and any stranger she’d meet, so she could see them one day in heaven. Because of her faith she had been able to be a loving and supportive mentor to many in their faith as well as grief journey.

Vivian is survived by daughters Teresa Williams (Tim), Jennifer Jones, and Regina Sigler (Todd); 5 grandchildren: Roy Smith (Katrina), Lindsay Hsu (Bryan), Kyle Williams (Ashley), Lauren Jones, and Julia Andrews (Jonathan); 15 great-grandchildren Kandyce, Addelyn, Ainsley, Landon, Anastyn, Xander, Bryson, Maris, Rylee, Averley, Brooklyn, Logan, Kameryn, Hudson, and Alyssa. Also surviving is her only sister, Joy Waller and her girls, Salena Hauck (Todd) and Dana Scienski (Dennis) and great niece, Izzy Scienski. Vivian loved dearly all her many nieces and nephews on the Smith side of her family. She is also survived by granddog, Lexi Sigler. Vivian was blessed with many great friends over the years in particular great work buddies, Tammy, Alma, and Veronica. Her wonderful Sunday School buddies, and special friend formed from sharing grief journeys together, Melba. In addition to her parents, Vivian was preceded in death by husband Thomas L. Smith, Son-In-Law Larry Jones, Brother-In-Law Kenneth Waller, Parents-In-Law Alec and Fannie Bell Smith, and many Brothers and Sisters-In-Law.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 10, 2024 from 5pm – 8pm at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1100 North Maple Avenue, Brunswick. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 11, 2024 at 2pm at Faith Baptist Church, 2212 Jefferson Pike, Knoxville, with Pastor Kevin Marr officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00pm until service time. Interment will be at Park Heights Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Faith Baptist Church at the above church address.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, July 10, 2024

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Stauffer Funeral Home-Brunswick

1100 N Maple Ave, Brunswick, MD 21716

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Funeral Service

Thursday, July 11, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

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